Definition of trivia
: unimportant matters : trivial facts or details; also, singular in construction : a quizzing game involving obscure facts
Origin and Etymology of trivia
New Latin, back-formation from Latin trivialis
First Known Use: 1920See Words from the same year
TRIVIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of trivia for English Language Learners
: unimportant facts or details
: facts about people, events, etc., that are not well-known
TRIVIA Defined for Kids
Definition of trivia for Students
: interesting facts that are not well-known Hint: Trivia can be used as a singular or a plural in writing and speaking.
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